Courses provided free through KC Workforce Development’s Risk Management Institute
Kilgore College will offer five free safety classes during September.
The courses are provided free through the KC Workforce Development’s Risk Management Institute which is funded by a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company.
For more information, to register, or to inquire about other 2011 courses, call 903-988-7426 or e-mail email@example.com.
Registration forms and full course descriptions are available at the risk Management website, http://www.kilgore.edu/risk_management.asp.
General Industry 10-Hour OSHA and 30-hour OSHA will be offered in September. Both classes require advance registration but they are free. Students will receive OSHA cards and a copy of “1910 OSHA Standards for Construction”.
10-hour OSHA General Industry is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 8-9. The deadline for registration is Thursday, Sept. 1.
30-hour OSHA General Industry is scheduled for 8 a.m.to 5 p.m., Sept. 12-15. The deadline for registration is Monday, Sept. 5.
Designing New Employee Safety Orientations is an eight-hour class, offered from 6 to 10 p.m., Sept. 19-20. This course will focus on designing new-employee safety orientations that allow full-time and temporary employees to integrate safely into the workforce.
Hazardous Communication-Bloodborne Pathogens is an eight-hour class, set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 27. This course will cover the requirements of the OSHA Hazardous Communications Standard and introduces hazard communication guidelines. There will be an overview to help both employers and workers understand requirements for posting information, warning signs, labels and other notices. It will also cover bloodborne pathogens in industrial plants.
Office Safety is an eight-hour class, offered 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 30. New office technology and automation of office equipment has changed the workplace significantly. Topics in this class will include: strategies for office fire prevention, steps for lifting safely to prevent strains and overexertion, workstation ergonomics and the application of good work practices. There will be an Office Ergonomics Checklist for participants to use in their workplace to help prevent injuries.